7 Best Hens Party Ideas for Foodies (2024)

7 Best Hens Party Ideas for Foodies (2024)

By Kellie Maloney

Satisfy the sweet tooths and indulge the gourmands with the best hens party ideas for foodies in 2024. Whether you want in-person food experiences across Australia or would prefer an online class where you can create in your own kitchen, there are plenty of fun and delicious experiences for this special occasion. Fill, fold and taste at Sydney dumpling making classes, shake and sip cocktails in one of our Brisbane workshops and indulge your inner foodie with these great hens party ideas.

We get it, food is our passion too and you can’t think of anything better than enjoying a restaurant-quality meal with your group of girlfriends. What’s even better than eating out? Learning how to cook that meal yourself of course! Learning a new skill like cooking is a great way to get creative, socialise with friends and create unique experiences you will never forget. Check out our best hen party ideas for foodies below and celebrate a very memorable day in style!

Try out an Italian cooking class

hens party ideas for foodies

If there is one thing we are sure of, it’s that Italian food is amazing. Whether you want to learn how to make pizza, how to make gnocchi or want to make pasta from scratch, you can’t go wrong with authentic Italian cooking classes for your hens night in 2024. Discover the secret to classic Italian ingredients and recipes and enjoy your tasty creations at the end with a glass of wine (or several!). Italian cooking classes are a great way to connect with your besties beyond the same-old dining experience and gain skills that you can use for a lifetime! Enjoy a bottomless drinks package with your meal at Salt Meats Cheese in their Sydney, Gold Coast or Brisbane workshops and make a whole night out of your Italian cooking experience.

Get shaking in a cocktail making class

hens cocktail classes

No list of Autumn hens party experiences would be complete without a cocktail making classes hens party! Make unique and tasty cocktails on your special day with professional bartenders right in front of you. Learn new bartending skills that will help you impress your friends when you’re out for drinks together, or even start a career as a bartender yourself. The best hens party nights are those that are fun and unique to you, so why not try something different and shake up the night with some cocktails? Cocktail making classes are a great hens party experience in Brisbane and they’re also one of our most popular things to do in Perth right now.

Get folding in a dumpling making class

dumpling making

Learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings under the guidance of professional chefs! Learn about the history of these tasty treats and have fun creating some delicious dumplings with your friends while you talk about all things hens-related. Dumpling making is a perfect alternative for indoor Autumn hens parties and a different way to spend some time with your favourite people! Mix up dumplings with cocktails in one of our most popular Sydney workshops or if you live elsewhere in Australia, join OTAO kitchen’s online dumpling making class. 

If the bride-to-be loves an eco-conscious, check out our guide to planning an eco-conscious hens party.

Indulge in a wine tasting experience

wine tasting experiences

Australia is home to so many great vineyards and wineries so with a wine tasting experience you will not only have a super exciting outdoor hens party but will also be supporting local businesses. Wine tasting experiences are a fun and interactive way to enjoy the company of your friends, taste some amazing wines paired with delicious local produce and learn about the history of winemaking in Australia. A wine tasting experience will always be a winner when it comes to hens night ideas!

Cook delicious Japanese comfort food

japanese cooking classes

Japanese dishes are on every foodie’s radar and what makes this cuisine even better is that it is super easy to make! Grab your hens party girls and learn how to make ramen in one of our Sydney workshops or make sushi in one of our Melbourne cooking classes. Enjoy your Japanese food creations with a pot of tea for a more casual hens party lunch, or switch that tea to a bottle of wine for a more lively hens party night. At the end of your cooking class, you will also be able to make fresh, flavoursome Japanese cuisine at home. What more could you ask for?

Master the art of chocolate making

hens party activities

If you love chocolate, then a chocolate making class is the best way to spend your hens day. Learn how to make delicious chocolates and sweets from scratch with our specialised chefs and create some sweet memories while you’re at it! Chocolate-making classes are a great hens party idea as they can be taken on their own or combined with other culinary activities like cooking classes or wine tastings for the ultimate foodie experience. If you are after bachelorette party ideas in Sydney then this is one class that won’t disappoint!

Learn how to make delicious food at home

online cooking classes

Our casual cooking classes are a great way to learn how to cook whether you want an in-person experience or are more interested in a virtual hens party. If you are looking for ideas for a hens party at home then our online cooking classes are great for foodies who are a bit less confident with their cooking skills and would prefer to cook from the comfort of their own kitchen. Learn how to create your own authentic Italian dishes with pasta making classes or try something more exotic like sushi in one of our Japanese cooking classes. With our hens party ideas at home, you can get invite the girls over and have a get creative in the kitchen! A passionate local chef with be right there on the screen to guide you to an incredible lunch. This is perfect if you have guests wanting to attend from interstate or overseas as no one has to miss out on the celebrations!

If the bride-to-be is a devoted foodie and has always wanted to perfect new recipes, or maybe just loves to indulge in some food and drink, then you can’t go wrong with these hens party experiences. No matter where you are in Australia, from Sydney's coastal suburbs to Melbourne CBD, there are great, unforgettable food experiences to be discovered with your special group of besties.  

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